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The Zen of Pooh
Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

“What day is it,?" asked Pooh. "It's today," squeaked Piglet. "My favorite day," said Pooh.” It really is this simple....the zen of being in the moment and loving it.... Read more
Some pics from aerial yoga
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      11 comments

This is the first "pose" getting me used to being supported, but not on the floor. Jacknife- on my side in the sling jacknifing my body. ... Read more
Just One Thing
Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

This video is from a book titled Just One Thing... about 52 changes of thinking that can effect your life and your brain.
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Why we shout in anger
Friday, May 04, 2012      3 comments

Ever wonder why we shout in anger and whisper in love? Check out this wonderful story: spiritual-short-stories.
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Best preparation for MRI
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      6 comments

I had my first MRI (for a pesky knee) this evening. Late this afternoon, I did you usual daily yoga routine, showered and got a call that I could come for the test early. The test itself was easy, but I think it was easy because I was so read... Read more
Sigh, a wonderful weekend is over
Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

Our team won!!!! The wonderful young men of the Drake University Tennis team won the Missouri Valley Conference title this afternoon when the last point needed was scored by Jonathan in a tie break. Very exciting and pretty soon the entire team.... Read more
Why do we despise ourselves?
Friday, April 27, 2012      7 comments

I have been reading introductions from new members and blogs of regular members and I was trying to figure out what was making me feel so discouraged. Then it hit me, all of these people (I was there once too) seem to see no value in themselves... Read more
What I found in the frig
Thursday, April 19, 2012      10 comments

A couple days ago it was getting close to supper time and I had no idea what we would have. So I began an inventory of the frig. I ended up with a tasty, healthy meal. It's amazing what happens when you keep healthy food around and don't have... Read more
Oops, my body has changed
Monday, April 16, 2012      10 comments

I am sitting with with such rumblings in my innards, I think I almost sound like the percussion section of an orchestra and I am most uncomfortable. I don't remember that last time I consumed over 2000 calories in a day and went way over my fat... Read more
Pet Photos
Sunday, April 15, 2012      11 comments

In our house, our pets keep me active... back and forth letting them outside many times as day.... the dogs that is. The cats just disappear or purr on our laps and shoulders. ... Read more
Can a 7 minute change help?
Friday, April 13, 2012      4 comments

I know we all are very leery of quick fixes to the issues we face from weight loss to maintenance to dealing with family, grief, depression, stress issues. So when the title of this site was "Lose weight in just 7 minutes" you can imagine my sk... Read more
The Power of Positive
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      8 comments

In the month of April, I volunteer at a local academy for troubled teens teaching poetry. Today was my second visit and as usual, the girls were enthusiastic and listened with interest. The boys are a different story. They are full of enthusi... Read more
Productive days
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      2 comments

Two days into the week and I have done more than I usually do in a week. Monday after breakfast got to Spark and got lots done. Late morning was trip to Costco and lunch. Afternoon was picking up around house, doing yoga and early evening a g... Read more
The Tulips in Pella, Iowa, April 6, 2012 Pictures
Saturday, April 07, 2012      9 comments

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15 things to give up for greater happiness
Thursday, April 05, 2012      1 comments

Here's on example: 12. Give up your excuses. Send them packing and tell them they’re fired. You no longer need them. A lot of times we limit ourselves because of the many excuses we use. Instead of growing and working on improving ourselves an... Read more

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